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The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Later from
Dedication. --The large and handsome lecture room in the basement of the new Trinity (M. E.) Church, corner of Broad and 20th streets, was dedicated on Sunday morning last with appropriate services. The sermon was preached by the Rev. D. S. Doggett, D. D., from Matthew, 16th chapter, 18th verse: "Upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." In the afternoon, Rev. Mr. Brown, pastor of the church, preached from the 27th chapter of Matthew, 51st verse:--And behold the vail of the temple was rent in twain, from the top to the bottom." Rev. Wm. A. Smith, D. D., delivered a sermon at night. His text was, "And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men to repent. Because He hath appointed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness, by that man whom He hath ordained, whereof He hath given assurance to all men, in that He hath raised him from the dead."--Acts 27-30, 34. The discourses are pronounced
The Daily Dispatch: February 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National Crisis. (search)
A Sepoy captive was so frightened in the India war that actually, under observation, within the space of half an hour, his hair became grey on every portion of his head; it having been, when first seen, of the glossy at black of the Bengali. Lieut. Boggs, formerly of the United States Army, has been appointed by Gov., Brown, Chief of Ordnance for the Republic of Georgia. A. B. Hendren, a Norfolk (Va.) boy, now editor of the Athens (Ala.) Banner, has been elected Mayor of that city. In Hancock county, Va., Geo. McPorter has beaten his uncle, William Porter, for the State Convention, 11 votes.
The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
Georgia Branch Mint. (search)
The Georgia Branch Mint. --A correspondent of the Atlanta (Ga.) Intelligencer informs that paper that the Superintendent of the United States Branch Mint at Dahlonega now holds that property, together with $20,000 in gold coin, therein contained, for the State of Georgia, under a written order from Gov. Brown.
The seizure of ships at Savannah. The following is the letter written by Gov. Brown in ordering the seizure of the New York ships, at Savannah, on the 21st: Executive Department Milledgeville Feb. 21st, 1861. Sir On the fifth day of this month I directed you to call out sufficient military force, and seize all ships then in the harbor of Savannah belonging to citizens of the State of New York. The reasons for the seizure were briefly stated in the order. Citizens of this State had been robbed of their property by the police of New York, acting under the authority of that State. I had demanded the restoration of the property to its owners. The Governor of that State had given an evasive reply, excepting to the form of the demand sent by telegraph; which clearly evinced his disposition not to comply by ordering the restoration of the property. If the protection of this State were not in such case afforded to its citizens, it not only invited further aggressions upon